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An associate history professor who uses the lens of the environmental sciences to examine the major issues of the 19th century in the American South has been named the John Hope Franklin Professor of Southern History at the USF St. Petersburg campus.
September 6, 2022Campus News
Last year, USF’s St. Petersburg campus welcomed a National Merit Scholar to its incoming class for the first time in school history. In fact, it welcomed five of them. This year, the campus exceeded those numbers with eight National Merit Scholars in the 2022-23 incoming class.
September 1, 2022Campus News
Current and incoming students at the USF St. Petersburg campus can take advantage of several new academic majors as fields of study. The campus now offers majors in Environmental Chemistry and Hospitality and Tourism Management, with plans to bring in General Studies, Applied Science and Public Health in the near future.
August 31, 2022Campus News
University of South Florida welcomes the largest and highest-achieving first-year class in its history
More high school students than ever before are interested in enrolling at the University of South Florida, helping lead to the largest and strongest academic incoming class of first-year students in the university’s nearly 70-year history.
As the 2022 fall semester approaches, the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus is welcoming nearly 930 students into residence halls on campus, a new record.
Political science professor chosen for Duckwall Professorship during important election cycle in Florida
The newest recipient for the 2022-2024 academic years is Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan, an associate professor in political science, a Fulbright Scholar and founding director of the Center for Civic Engagement at the St. Petersburg campus.
August 16, 2022Campus News
A first-generation Asian-American who grew up in the St. Petersburg area, 23-year-old Vichetca Keth is now the first University of South Florida student to graduate from the Pinellas Access to Higher Education (PATHe) program. The initiative provides guidance and resources to Pinellas County students interested in obtaining education beyond high school.
August 4, 2022Campus News
Yesmin Delgado Alabart left Cuba at 24 seeking a brighter future. After immigrating to the United States, she settled in Tampa Bay to begin her higher education journey. Now Alabart will be graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a 4.0 GPA from USF’s St. Petersburg campus.
The University of South Florida will award more than 2,700 degrees during summer commencement scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 6. The ceremonies include recipients of 1,789 bachelor’s, 755 master’s, three educational specialist, and 170 doctoral degrees.
August 1, 2022Campus News
Campus joins with Pinellas County Urban League to give high school students an immersive college experience
The USF St. Petersburg campus welcomed nearly 50 students from the Pinellas County Urban League's Summer Training in Youth Leadership & Employment program for a two-day, one-night stay during a college and career exploration experience last week.
July 28, 2022Campus News
The USF Family Study Center’s role as a United Way Suncoast strategic community partner moves into a new era this month with the launch of a multi-year funding commitment from the venerable nonprofit leader.
Kristina Keogh has been named the new dean of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library at the USF St. Petersburg campus. She has more than 15 years of experience in librarianship, including seven years in management and administrative roles in positions of increasing responsibility.
July 25, 2022Campus News